Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Between the Stacks: 5/15/2024

The 21st Century Friday students took a step back in time at the library. This month, they have been exploring pioneer life with the library staff as they made covered wagons and then discovered they could make butter by themselves. After "finger" churning for 20 minutes, the students opened their jars to see sweet, creamy butter lumps. They then learned to salt and wash the butter, how to store it, and how different it tastes from modern products. Their butter was then served with fresh honey on bread. This week, they will make toys from yarn, buttons, and other items that pioneer children wo...


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